DL Terrace

First there was camping, then there was glamping, now there is the DL Terrace, which takes modern living and turns it into an outdoor experience! All thanks to Interior Designer Martine Brisson, who won the award for best home terrace at Quebec’s Grands Prix du Design 2015 thanks to this space set in nature. Continue reading


Sainte-Anne Academy – the School of Tomorrow

Anyone with a child wishes for an educational institution that will not only provide knowledge, but will also prompt inspiration. Which is exactly what Sainte-Anne Academy – the School of Tomorrow – aims to instill. This 120,000 square-foot 1896 original gave Taktik Design the opportunity to take a historical space, revamp it with modern appeal, and infuse it with the kind of subdued energy children need on a day-to-day basis. Continue reading


Esters Apartment

Esters Apartment preemptively set the stage as an optimal remodel project for Bruzkus Batek. Offering a space with ample natural light and a wide-open architectural structure, this apartment was prime pickin’s to implement a fresh take of mid-century modern design on an aging environment. Continue reading


Petit Lapin Patisserie

Petit Lapin Patisserie is a delicious house of treats found in the Westmount district of Montreal, Canada. This 342 square foot one-stop-shop for all things cupcakes, is situated in a basement lead to by a 6-foot-wide hall, extending past the entranceway above this almost entirely underground space. Continue reading


Game Of Boxes

Wei Yi Design Associates took the irony of “thinking outside the box” to a whole new level with this inventive renovation. With a vision to take function and flexibility and “cube” it, the end result is squared away in a neat and tidy fashion, sitting pretty in muted shades of grey, beige and ebony. And with a collection of sliding and folding walls, the moveable nature of certain elements within the space counteracts beautifully with the rigidity of the solid cement form it is constructed with. Continue reading


Cork Apartment

The Cork Apartment is exactly that – an apartment comprised of various elements of cork! From the practical key hooks at the entranceway, to the soft flooring underfoot throughout the kitchen and some of the living area, to the eloquently understated lighting fixture that hangs over the simple pine dining table, to the bathroom backsplash surrounded by whitewashed finishes, to a solitary stool that looks much like an oversized and engorged wine cork …this space is alive with all-things-cork. Continue reading


The Mellier

Colours and patterns and dimensions – oh my! This is the first order of thought when it comes to the eclectic surprise that is The Mellier. Delivering 5 apartments and one grandiose penthouse within its whitewashed exterior walls, this London beauty holds an element of wonder around every corner. Continue reading


The Seed Of Time

The Seed of Time gives us a bizarre look at what happens when architecture meets science fiction. It’s an experiment in materiality, light, space and color and presents something utterly otherworldly and unconventionally exciting. Designer GG-loop went beyond tradition with this refurbishment project in Altamura, South of Italy. The exterior and interior tell two separate stories: the former about street presence and urban interaction, and the later about sensory inhibition and spatial perception. Continue reading


Chiado Apartment

The transformation of the Chiado Apartment is nothing short of epic. This once teardown worthy dwelling is now teaming with new life and fashionable refurbished livability.
Located in Lisbon, Portugal, the project team of Filipe Magalhães, Ana Luisa Soares, Ahmed Belkhodja and Ana Lima pulled this property out of certain doom into heavenly heights. Continue reading


Das Bier

Das Bier is a Montreal, Canadian crafted delight. Based on the industrial styling of a German Bierhall concept – Das Bier combines great beer with a traditional European community watering hole feel. Continue reading